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Saturday, April 29, 2006

A Florist’s Work is Never Done

Aren’t weddings and funerals enough?


Smithville Florist’s float for the 2006 Jamboree Parade

Photo: Bill Bishop

You’d think florists would have their hands full in late April, with weddings, prom flowers, and the never-say-die duties of sympathy flowers. But in a small town like Smithville, Texas, there’s more. Roy Wood, of Smithville Florist, can be counted on to decorate every holiday and local celebration, including the annual Jamboree. And, boy, is it ever appreciated.

Each year’s parade seems to serve up more cars and trucks. Hey, we can see that spectacle any day of the week sitting in Austin traffic! So thanks to Roy and his crew for their happy float, decorated with sunflowers, a huge butterfly, and bubble-gunning riders. Smithville Florist took the trophy this afternoon for “Best Hometown Float” and sure earned it.

Posted by Julie on 04/29 at 07:04 PM
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